Michie Nomura

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BACKGROUND Delusions constitute one of the most prominent psychiatric complications in Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, there is little consensus of the prevalence and associated factors for delusions in AD. AIMS To reveal the characteristics of delusions among Japanese patients with AD. METHOD 112 consecutive patients with AD were recruited over a(More)
This study identifies the relationship between tsunami damage and mortality through a demographic pyramid of a town severely damaged by the tsunami following the Great East Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011. It uses cross-sectional data collection. Volunteers visited all households, including shelters, and asked residents about the whereabouts of family(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to identify the characteristics and health issues of residents in need of assistance in a town affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, six weeks after the disaster, through an outreach initiative. DESIGN AND SAMPLE A cross-sectional qualitative design was used. Public health nurses conducted comprehensive(More)
BACKGROUND The increase in the number of people suffering from dementia is of increasing global concern. A survey on the living conditions of the elderly in a Japanese rural community revealed a high prevalence of early dementia and the necessity for interventions not only for the elderly with early dementia but also for their families. OBJECTIVE To(More)
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